Beck and Limbaugh got Huge Raises while Romney’s Clear Channel Fired Thousands

If you need an economic model that will predict the behavior of Willard Romney, simply look at his Bain Capital subsidiary, Clear Channel Communications™. It is a company that has recently fired thousands of lower wage employees while giving two incredibly hate-mongering misogynist bigots undeserved raises of obscene proportions.


Obviously the raises are not based on merit. In 2011, Glenn Beck’s ratings dropped 50%. Bain and Clear Channel, under Willard’s guidance I imagine, recently DOUBLED HIS SALARY!! Perhaps because Glenn Beck is a member of Willard’s LDS club? Who knows? It’s certainly not because of his performance.

In light of Rush’s recent misogyny with the Sandra Fluke incident, he has lost over 51 sponsors yet has not suffered a single admonishment from his bosses at Bain Capital.

It’s interesting to note the timing of some of these mass firings. The first round happened in March of 2009, Clear Channel fired 1500 plus employees. Does anyone believe this wasn’t another calculated attempt by right wing business to help tank the economy? The timing couldn’t have been worse for American workers. If these monsters cared one bit about profit, Limbaugh and Beck would have seen their salaries unchanged. So, America, we see the motive for everything Willard, Bain and their band of obstructionist bastards in the Senate do: SPITE. This is a mere preview of what’s to come.

If you are a loud, white, preferably LDS bully, you are guaranteed a prominent spot in the Romney administration. Perhaps we can then solve the very pressing question: where’s the birth certificate? When that relevant issue is resolved, we can focus on jobs. Except the focus will be on getting rid of them to make Bain even more powerful. Frightening!

Conservative? Spending Cash to Guard Rush Statue and Other GOP Insanities

Seriously Missouri? In Kansas City, a statue of the head of Rush Limbaugh is now guarded by a camera which cost taxpayers $1,100.00


This is a man who accuses anyone in favor of contraception coverage by insurance companies of being a slut? He gets a statue? With a security camera, no less? This is just one example of frivolous spending and the bat-shit crazy priorities of the GOP.

In a related story, we have the never ending Birther saga. Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the Tea Party favorite has dispatched a team recently (to no avail) to investigate President Obama’s birth certificate. He’s obviously suffering from CRIS: Cranial Rectal Inversion Syndrome where his head is firmly implanted up his ass.

Sheriff Joe and his prized prison industry

A few other reminders of mentally deranged, wasteful spending by Conservatives:
•The Performance Enhancing Drug Trials of pitcher Roger Clemens
• The classification of pizza as a vegetable by the 112th Congress
• The insane obsession with overturning Roe V Wade. Congress has attempted to add 44 anti-abortion bills by mid 2011 and that number grows by the week. Notice there have been ZERO job bills? Seriously. It’s CRIS. No question.

The Media is Anything but Liberal


Meet the Press with the only Democrat, Dick Durbin (on the left) in a sea of red

Just look at the caption on the photo. Debt, spending and taxes. Spending is one of the pet phrases found in the GOP talking points daily memos. Remember the Bush era? No mention of how he spent like a drunken sailor, mortgaged the hell out of the country and slashed taxes on those who could best afford to pay. THAT’S why there’s massive debt. But any economist knows during a recession, the least of our concerns is the debt. The least amongst us need a hand up, not a kick in the teeth (as most of the poor haven’t seen a dentist in years). If you listen to the Budget Munster, Paul Ryan, the debt is all we should care about, except the rich shouldn’t fork over one red cent to pay it down. Just leave it up to the fixed-income elderly and the kids who depend on public education to simply not starve as they are too poor to get food at home. It’s them who should be doing the sacrificing. They need to sit tight and wait for the trickle down.

But I digress. We’re talking about the nonsense claim of liberal media dominating the scene in America. Here’s the actual line up from 5/20/2012 of a “liberal media” show (Meet the Press):
•Dick Durbin D-Il.
Senate Assistant Majority Leader
•Paul Ryan
U.S. senator, R-Wis.
•Cory Booker (who slammed Obama’s Bain Capital ads)
Mayor of Newark, N.J.
•Mike Murphy
Republican Strategist
•Jim Cramer
Host of CNBC’s Mad Money
•Kim Strassel
Wall Street Journal

Republican Attack Dog, Mike Murphy


About a 4:2 ratio of Conservatives to Democrats, one of those Democrats taking a position contrary to the president he should stand behind. Not very liberal indeed.

Here’s a few more obvious reasons why we shouldn’t call this once liberal press liberal:
1. The most listened to talk radio show in America is from the vitriolic GOP mouthpiece Rush Limbaugh. About of 90% of all talk radio is ultra-right wing propaganda
2. the magazine with the largest circulation in America, TV Guide, is owned and controlled by Rupert Murdoch. In fact, the second largest media organization in America is owned and controlled by Rupert Murdoch.
3. ABC, CBS, NBC and their owners; Disney, Westinghouse and General Electric are liberal corporations. Just kidding. Judging by their lobbyists alone, they are anything but liberal
4. In the 10 months preceding April 24, 2012, President Obama didn’t receive even one single week of positive press in any major outlet. Only Newt Gingrich received more negative press than the President.
5. over 90% of the daily newspapers over the past 16 years endorsed such liberals as Reagan, Reagan, Bush, Bush, Dole and Bush for President.

Even allegedly leftist MSNBC is dominated in their morning line up by Joe Scarborough, a former Republican Congressman and certainly not a liberal. In fact, aside from great online blogs such as Media Matters, Think Progress, Alternet, PoliticusUSA, Mother Jones & the Daily Kos to name a few, the press is largely conservative leaning. To find a daily print publication that’s liberal is immensely challenging. The only purely liberal TV network is Current TV and my cable company doesn’t even carry it. There are scores of other examples I left out, as I think my point has been made. Liberal bias is far more rare than conservative bias. That’s a fact!

Why America May Just Implode

If you’d like a brief respite from the ugly world of politics, war and poverty, take a look at this.  This is the Ab-Hancer.  It is a grate you place on your abdomen and it makes a “6 pack” imprint.

The greatest thing about this ad is the photo on the right bottom.  One might think the advertiser would say, “hey guys, can we clean up the room before the photo shoot?”  Nope.  Not this quality product placer.  They said, “please make sure the room looks as if there was a brawl in there, don’t make the bed and leave all dresser drawers open.”  The choice of the red Mohawk for the “model” is also quite priceless.  In all, a total win.  What’s even more frightening, I bet they’ve sold quite a few.  Image